Research and Instrumentation Facilities
The following facilities are located in the Molecular Biology Building.

  • Biomolecular Structure Facility
    Instrumentation for NMR spectroscopy, Xray diffraction, and EPR spectroscopy.
  • Metabolomics Research Facility
    Instrumentation for global metabolite analysis including electrospray MS-MS, capillary electrophoresis, etc.
  • Protein Facility
    Instruments for protein analysis including amino acid content, sequence, MALDI-TOF, Typhoon imager, etc.
  • Cell and hybridoma Facility
    Advanced cell sorting, fluorescence microscopy, FRET, monoclonal antibody production and screening service.
  • DNA Sequencing and Synthesis
    In-house sequencing, oligo synthesis, and more - fast, convenient, and inexpensive.
  • Electron Microscopy Facility
    Transmission EM, scanning EM and light microscopy.
  • Office of Biotechnology Instrumentation Facilities
    The Office of Biotechnology supports numerous other instrumentation facilities located elsewhere at ISU. These include confocal microscopy and image analysis, fermentation, Affymetrix reader service, DNA microarray construction and reading, proteomics, plant transformation, transgenic animals, and more.